Just days after Metallica rocked this year’s Glastonbury festival, it appears that the popular opinion is that the band have broken down the barriers for metal acts to headline the event in future years. British bookmaker William Hill is taking bets on who next year’s headliners will be, and at one point had Iron Maiden … Read more Bookmakers Fancy Iron Maiden, AC/DC to Headline Glastonbury 2015
Mitch Harris of Napalm Death has been working on a side project entitled Menace, and though the project’s first album Impact Velocity was released on Season of Mist back in March, the band have released a new video for the track Drowning in Density. As Harris himself says: “Menace is a statement, a way of … Read more Mitch Harris’ Side Project Menace Releases New Video
Here’s some not so good news. Guitar God Eric Clapton, after touring for over 50 years, may be retiring. In a recent interview with Uncut magazine, Clapton stated how traveling is not the same as it used to be. Although Clapton may not be touring anymore, he still plans to record in the studio until … Read more Guitar Legend Eric Clapton May Be Facing Retirement
One of the biggest names in metal music today – James ‘Munky’ Shaffer of KoRn – has taken time out from his busy schedule to take us through his live rig, detailing his rack of guitars that he uses when on tour, as well as his pedal board and amplifer setup. Check it out now … Read more Rig Rundown – James ‘Munky’ Shaffer
Name: Mary Deathart From/Currently Resides: South Bay Native! I currently am living in Los Angeles. Favorite Musical Genres: Metal (Thrash Metal, Progressive Metal, Black Metal, Stoner Metal, some Nu-Metal, 70’s Metal, some Death Metal), Rock ‘n’ Roll, 90’s grunge & rock, blues, international music (Indonesian, Indian, Tahitian, etc.), classical music/piano (ballet-friendly music), music from the … Read more Guitar Girls: Mary Deathart
Nita Strauss Gives us All A Guitar Lesson A lesson in improvisation in the key of ‘A’ major. The breakdown of the lick allows different approaches and voicing of playing the first 8 notes of the ‘A’ major scale; one is two notes per string and one is three. Nita showcases an interpretation of the … Read more Nita Strauss Guitar Lesson – Improvisation
Steel Panther have been rising to the top of the metal world with their iconic and spiritual lyrics mixed with crushing as well as groovy riffs. With songs such as “Glory Hole” and “Asian Hooker” and their lovely 80’s attire, you know they are true men who are meant to be taken seriously. Guitarist Satchel … Read more Steel Panther Guitarist Satchel Tells You How to Reach Metal Glory!
Do you have friends who spends hours on end playing the guitar only to complain about finger pains? Or are they still learning “Iron Man” by Black Sabbath but can’t slide power cords because the strings cut their sensitive fingers? Do they wish they had a guitar keyboard on the neck instead of dealing with … Read more The Guitar Keyboard: A Beginner’s Paradise or the Finger Tip Saver?